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blithe
used in Babbitt

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Definition
carefree and happy — often unaware of or ignoring something that should be of concern
  • He said blithely, as Babbitt helped him with his coat, "We must lunch together some time, and talk over the old days."
    Chapter 15 (55% in)
  • Down the echoing spaces of the hall the delegates paraded after Willy Lumsen's banner, the men waving their cigars, the women conscious of their new frocks and strings of beads, all singing to the tune of Auld Lang Syne the official City Song, written by Chum Frink: Good old Zenith, Our kin and kith, Wherever we may be, Hats in the ring, We blithely sing Of thy Prosperity.
    Chapter 13 (21% in)

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